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  1. What is stalling my cycle? - Please help!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone, I'm new to fish keeping and I'm cycling my first tank. It's a 10 gallon freshwater, filtered and heated at 78 degrees F, with no live plants. I'm doing a fishless cycle. I've been cycling since mid July, around 6 or 7 weeks total, and my tank is being very stubborn. I started...
  2. Expert Opinion Please: Need Help Cycling!!! Getting ready for a Dwarf Puffer

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! New here, I am currently trying to cycle my tank. I have a 5g Fluvial Spec and have gotten (I think) everything I need. As for as water care I purchased the Tetra Safe Start and dumped the bottle in as the instructions told me to do to grow beneficial bacteria (yes I understand the nitrogen...
  3. Advice for cycling a 10 gallon tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently ordered a brand new 10 gallon tank online so I could move my two Endler Guppies and six Pygmy Cory out of their 3 gallon home. On waiting for the tank to arrive my fish developed SBD which I treated with blanched peas, 20% water changes daily and even fasting them for 48 hours. Sadly...
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